A prevailing defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case could be awarded costs without a finding that the lawsuit was brought in bad faith and for the purpose of harassment.
See “Justices: Fair Debt Act defendant may recover costs”
U.S. Supreme Court. Marx v. General Revenue Corp., No. 11-1175. Feb. 26, 2013. Lawyers USA No. ...
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